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Dem. Senator Lieberman Under Fire For Iraq Views

Dem. Senator Lieberman Under Fire For Iraq Views…

New York Times AYMOND HERNANDEZ December 10, 2005 at 08:32 AM
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AP/Karim Kadim

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 - Five years after running as the vice-presidential nominee on the Democratic ticket and a year after his own presidential bid, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut has become an increasingly unwelcome figure within his party, with some Democrats seeing him more as a wayward son than a favorite son.

In the last few days, the senator has riled Democratic activists and politicians here and in his home state with his vigorous defense of President Bush's handling of the Iraq war at a time some Democrats are pressuring the administration to begin a withdrawal.



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